Two Popular Rides Tied for the Highest Wait Times in Disney World This Week!

It’s APRIL, everybody! While we might be expecting a few Florida showers to come along with the month, there are also plenty of crowds.

Cinderella Castle

And, we’re breaking down what the average wait times were like in Disney World this past week in the parks!

Magic Kingdom

Many of the spots around the Magic Kingdom saw a drop in wait times this week with popular attractions like Jungle Cruise sitting at 42 minutes and
Pirates of the Caribbean at 46 minutes.

Pirates of the Caribbean at Disney World

Yet, Splash Mountain was the only attraction to see a MAJOR increase in its wait times, reaching up to an average of 68 minutes.

Splash Mountain Entrance

Carousel of Progress: 8 minutes
Dumbo the Flying Elephant: 15 minutes
Magic Carpets of Aladdin: 16 minutes
Mad Tea Party: 13 minutes
Tomorrowland Speedway: 18 minutes
Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini: 14 minutes
Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid: 17 minutes
Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: 21 minutes
Mickey’s PhilharMagic: 26 minutes
Haunted Mansion: 18 minutes
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin: 31 minutes
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel: 22 minutes
Astro Orbiter: 31 minutes
Peter Pan’s Flight: 34 minutes
it’s a small world: 38 minutes
Space Mountain: 47 minutes
Jungle Cruise: 42 minutes
Pirates of the Caribbean: 46 minutes
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: 36 minutes
Splash Mountain: 68 minutes
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train: 56 minutes
Tom Sawyer Island: 22 minutes
Liberty Square Riverboat: 5 minutes

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios had only a few changes here or there at some attractions, while many of the rides carried over the same wait times as the previous week. Spots like Star Tours – The Adventures Continue and Toy Story Mania were tied at 31 minutes

Star Tours

…while Slinky Dog Dash pulled ahead of the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror this week as the busiest attraction with a 71 minute wait compared to 63 minutes.

Slinky Dog Dash

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy: 27 minutes
Muppet Vision 3D: 28 minutes
Alien Swirling Saucers: 25 minutes
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue: 31 minutes
Toy Story Mania: 31 minutes
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster featuring Aerosmith: 41 minutes
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run: 54 minutes
Twilight Zone Tower of Terror: 63 minutes
Slinky Dog Dash: 71 minutes
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway: 35 minutes


The rides around EPCOT either experienced similar wait times to last week or increased all around the parks! The highest wait times we spotted were tied at Mission: SPACE and Frozen Ever After both with 45 minutes each…

Frozen Ever After

…with Soarin’ and Test Track close by with with 54 minutes and 58 minutes respectively.

Extended queue outside of Test Track

The Seas with Nemo and Friends: 14 minutes
Gran Fiesta Tour: 9 minutes
Living with the Land: 10 minutes
Journey into Imagination: 16 minutes
Spaceship Earth: 25 minutes
Mission: SPACE: 45 minutes
Soarin’: 54 minutes
Frozen Ever After: 45 minutes
Test Track: 58 minutes

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Although Disney’s Animal Kingdom usually has had the highest wait times in Disney World, it finally tied with Disney’s Hollywood Studios this week! Avatar Flight of Passage sat at 71 minutes like Slinky Dog Dash.


But, that wasn’t the only surprise! The Na’vi River Journey had its average wait time drop even more this week to only 35 minutes. And, Dinosaur even beat it with a longer wait of 37 minutes!


TriceraTop Spin: 7 minutes
Kilimanjaro Safaris: 33 minutes
Dinosaur: 37 minutes
Expedition Everest: 19 minutes
Na’vi River Journey: 35 minutes
Avatar Flight of Passage: 71 minutes

As we continue to make our way around the parks, we’ll be sure to give you a look at everything happening in Disney World soon!

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Rachel Franko has been going to Disney Parks since she was a baby, and her love of Disney has only grown into a SLIGHT obsession since! She's been writing for AllEars since 2019 and loves sharing the magic with all the readers. When she's not writing, you can catch her heading to Disney and Universal Studios with a heart full of dreams and a backpack full of themed ears!

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